Smarter Than You Think

“An important, insightful book about who we are, and who we are becoming.” Joshua Foer, New York Times bestselling author of Moonwalking with Einstein

Smarter Than You Think

September 12, 2013
Penguin Press

It’s undeniable: technology is changing the way we think. But is it for the better? Amid a chorus of doomsayers, Clive Thompson votes “yes”. The Internet age, he argues, has produced bold new forms of human cognition, worthy of both celebration and investigation. We learn more and retain the information longer, write and think with global audiences, and even gain an ESP-like awareness of the world around us. This deeply-reported book—by a New York Times Magazine contributing writer and Wired columnist—dives into the stories and science that document this transformation. Read more »